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Date:      Sun, 24 May 1998 02:10:17 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Doug White <dwhite@gdi.uoregon.edu>
To:        Stephen B Maguire <smaguire@bigfoot.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Multiple NTFS partions on WD1
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.3.96.980524020911.9705L-100000@gdi.uoregon.edu>
In-Reply-To: <000001bd85f3$70154070$0118a8c0@PDC1.OCTOPUS.COM>

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On Fri, 22 May 1998, Stephen B Maguire wrote:

> 	Here are my questions: Am I supposed to delete the extended partition,
> reconfigure this somehow, and preserve the data  it contains to retain
> access, still, from NT?

I think so.  I don't quite see your disk layout, but FreeBSD requires it's
own slice.  

> Do I have to use FIPS to designate a small area in
> the MBR to place the boot manager?

No.

> Generally, how can I get FreeBSD in a slice I already created as a FAT
> partition in the extended partition? 

You have to delete what's there first.  Partition Magic is good for this.

> 	Second question: Does anyone know if FreeBSD supports an ATAPI CD-ROM
> changer? This one is an OEM made by NEC.

I think it will.  I'm not sure about the changer control but you should at
least get the reader.

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:  dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu    | Residence Networking Assistant
http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dwhite    | Computer Science Major



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